Found August 02, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Tiger Woods
How will Tiger Woods fare in his tune-up for the PGA Championship?

Putting woes leave Woods well behind

AKRON, Ohio - Tiger Woods sarcastically called his putting "great" before he rolled his eyes and bit his lip in frustration. "Unfortunately, I had four putts on every green," Woods said. He was exaggerating. Slightly. The first round of the Bridgestone Invitational Thursday was about smooth greens and scoring -- 40 of the 78 players in the field are at par...

Tiger Woods practices on The Ocean Course

Tiger Woods has played The Ocean Course as he gets ready for next week's PGA Championship. Course officials said Woods, Adam Scott and Graeme McDowell got in some practice this week before the year's final major. The PGA Championship starts Aug. 9. Woods and Scott are playing in the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone event in Akron, Ohio, starting Thursday. Woods has...

A pair of 3-time winners at Firestone

Branden Grace is playing the opening two rounds of the Bridgestone Invitational with Tiger Woods, the biggest draw in golf and a seven-time winner at Firestone. It was a clever pairing because they are the only players with three wins this year. Grace is a powerful South African who won the Joburg Open, the Volvo Golf Champions at Fancourt and the China Open. He also is the third...

Steady Furyk off to hot start

AKRON, Ohio - If Tiger Woods is going to win at Firestone Country Club for the eighth time, it's probably not going to be this year. Jim Furyk playing like he's the one who owns this place is just one reason why. The first two days of the Bridgestone Invitational have been played in humid, wind-free conditions that would seemingly benefit younger, big-hitting players who...

Breaking down the Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio - The world's best golfers tee it up starting Thursday morning in the World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational. With most of the field having taken last weekend off following the British Open and pointing towards next week's final major of the season, the PGA Championship at Kiawah Island, S.C., this cut-free tournament makes for one heck of a sandwich...
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